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% of the city's economy is tied to defense spending. and in response to sea level rise, the navy has been replacing 14 piers at a cost of $35 million to $40 million apiece. >> sea level here is coming up for lots of reasons. there is no reason for it to go down. it just keeps coming up. >> reporter: larry atkinson heads the climate change and sea level rise institute at old dominion university. >> there is anecdotal evidence and there is real evidence that we have from the tide gauges we have. we can measure this. the science is simple. >> reporter: atkinson is part of a team of scientists the state of virginia has hired to study flooding. an early draft of the bill in the state assembly that funded the study drew criticism from some conservatives. the virginia tea party described the study on its website as: "more wasted tax dollars for more ridiculous studies designed to separate us from our money and control all land and water use." the final bill avoided the phrases sea level rise and climate change and won overwhelming bipartisan support this year. >> some people have tried to spin i
. the u.s. navy, however, says all of its unmanned aircraft in the region are, quote, fully accounted for, and the white house saying moments ago that there is no evidence these claims are true. iran did capture a cia spy drone last year. the u.s. said that device suffered a technical problem and crashed. more on that as we get it. >>> well, there's an eye-opening report out this week about the growing number of americans who are getting federally-funded disability payments. for many years disability insurance was a small but relatively inexpensive program, but the ratio of disability cases to new jobs has exploded during the sluggish recovery from the recession and even over the last decade or so. between january 2010 and december of 2011, so about a two-year period, there were a reported 1,730,000 new jobs added, 1,730,000. while 790,000 new people started collecting disability. in a program now running more than $130 billion. total to the taxpayer. leslie marshall is a syndicated radio talk show host, and chris plant is the host of the chris plant show. welcome. so even before these pa
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